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The Teaching Academy

Course Information



Course start date: Monday, January 2, 2023


Last day to register: 12/26/2022


Registration cost: $949.00 for registration before Nov. 15, 2022. $949 after Nov. 15, 2022.


PREREQUISITE: At least an MA or graduate student status (MA or PhD). Or a BA and at least five years of professional experience.


CSU graduate students may qualify for additional discounts. Contact n.pratt@csuohio.edu.


CSU staff development benefits accepted

Course Description

The Teaching Academy at Cleveland State University is committed to excellence in higher education teaching. The Teaching Academy will provide the theoretical and practical tools you need to design and teach a compelling and challenging higher education course for adult learners.

Teaching Academy Certificate Curriculum

The program consists of four core modules (blended format) and two elective modules. Each core module takes one week and consists of 10-contact hours of instruction that includes a faculty-led, 90-minute group discussion of the material following each module. To receive a CSU certificate in higher education teaching, participants must complete work for all core modules, attend the four discussion sessions, complete two elective modules, and submit a learning portfolio. The program is designed to complete in six weeks.

Learning Portfolio

The student portfolio is a collection of work associated with standards participants learn throughout the six weeks. This collection of work should reflect what you have been taught and what you have learned. Each piece in the portfolio is selected because it is an authentic representation of your learning experience and demonstrates your current knowledge and skills.

Teaching Academy Core Modules

I Adult Learning and Development Theory Dr. Catherine Hansman
II Foundations, Planning, and Pedagogy Dr. Joanne Goodell
III Selecting Instruction Strategies Dr. Wendy Green
IV Designing Assessment Strategies Dr. Marius Boboc

Teaching Academy Electives

Diversity and Inclusion in the Classroom
Online Teaching
Planning a Career in Higher Education


Teaching Academy Faculty

Marius Boboc, Ed.D., Vice-Provost for Academic Planning, Cleveland State University Profile
Joanne Goodell, Ph.D., Director, Center for Faculty Excellence, College of Education and Human Services Profile
Wendy M. Green, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Counseling, Administration, Supervision and Adult Learning (CASAL) Profile
Catherine Hansman, Ed.D., Director, Master of Education in Health Professions Education, Dept. of Counseling, Administration, Supervision and Adult Learning (CASAL) Profile
Rachel Wlodarsky, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Graduate Programs in Adult Learning and Development (ALD), Dept. of Counseling, Administration, Supervision and Adult Learning (CASAL)
Selma Koc, Ph.D., Professor, Educational Technology Program Coordinator, Curriculum and Foundations (C&F) Profile

Registration & Payment


The registration period has closed for this event.


Cost: $949.00 for registrations before Nov. 15, 2022. $949 after Nov. 15, 2022.


Group Registrations:

A discount may be available for groups of three or more students registering in the same class. To register a group, email wkfcedev@csuohio.edu


*To register for the extension option that includes four core modules and all three elective modules REGISTER AT: https://reg.learningstream.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0045-0004-a0f3954384784dc8965d5e665859dea8


*CSU Graduate Students interested in taking only the Higher Education Career Module, please contact n.pratt@csuohio.edu


CSU Alumni

A 10% discount for all CSU alumni.

Disability Services

Cleveland State University serves hundreds of students with a variety of disabilities, including learning disabilities, chronic health issues, attention deficit disorders, psychological conditions, visual impairments, mobility impairments, and hearing impairments. Anyone requesting accommodations due to a disability should make her or his request through the Office of Disability Services. Cleveland State University is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Refund Policy

Refund to original payment is made at 100% when a registrant cancels attendance at least two business days before the start of the first class. There are no refunds for a cancellation with less than 48 hours' notice. After class starts, there are no changes or cancellations. Credit card refunds take 7-10 business days to show up on your credit card statement. Cash refunds by check take 10 to 14 business days to process.

Contact Us

Questions regarding the course email n.pratt@csuohio.edu.


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